Building Tours, Meet the Residents

Meet Victoria: 1916

Journey back in time to 1916 for an immersive experience with an actor playing Victoria Confino, a real teenager who immigrated to the United States in 1913. You’ll meet Victoria in her family’s recreated tenement apartment and get to ask Victoria questions and hear stories about her home in Greece, her journey to the United States, and her experiences as an immigrant in the Lower East Side of 1916. Recommended for visitors of all ages.

Members, book your tickets with our member request form!

Please note: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, two weeks out from last dose, is required before taking a building tour for all visitors ages 5+. Children ages 5-11 who are not vaccinated, partially vaccinated, or are unable to be vaccinated can attend a neighborhood walking tour or visit us virtually through our virtual programs and events. Children under 5 cannot attend building tours at this time.
Building Tours, Meet the Residents

Meet Victoria: 1916

Journey back in time to 1916 for an immersive experience with an actor playing Victoria Confino, a real teenager who immigrated to the United States in 1913. You’ll meet Victoria in her family’s recreated tenement apartment and get to ask Victoria questions and hear stories about her home in Greece, her journey to the United States, and her experiences as an immigrant in the Lower East Side of 1916. Recommended for visitors of all ages.

Members, book your tickets with our member request form!

Please note: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, two weeks out from last dose, is required before taking a building tour for all visitors ages 5+. Children ages 5-11 who are not vaccinated, partially vaccinated, or are unable to be vaccinated can attend a neighborhood walking tour or visit us virtually through our virtual programs and events. Children under 5 cannot attend building tours at this time.
Tour type
Building Tours, Meet the Residents
Tour Location
97 Orchard
Tour Duration
1 hour
Recommended ages
Ages 5 + Permitted
Not recommended for visitors with mobility issues

Tickets are available at the Visitor Center on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Ticket Price

Ticket Prices

Children $30
Adults $30
Seniors $30
Students $30
Members Free

You can host a private tour for a small group at a flat rate of $360 (Monday – Friday between 10 am – 5 pm) and $450 outside of business hours and on weekends and holidays. Members receive a 15% discount. Submit an inquiry.

Proof of vaccination is required for this tour.

Please follow our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

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